The Authentic Gate
Foreword by
David R. Loy

Whether you’re a beginner or at the highest level of practice, learn Zen from one of the greatest masters of the twentieth century.



248 pages, 6x9 inches


ISBN 9781614292500

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ISBN 9781614292654

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“Yamada’s introduction to Zen is a welcome and dense primer that has much to offer novices as well as experienced practitioners.”—Publishers Weekly

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 10:33 -- landerson

Why practice Zen?
What sets it apart from religion?
What are its different practices?

Zen Master Koun Yamada takes up and answers these questions and more, using compelling stories and a systematic approach to guide readers through creating and sustaining a lifelong practice. Warm and ecumenical in tone, he uses Zen insights to promote a deeper understanding of faith. Zen: The Authentic Gate is an easy-to-follow guide to building an effortless and natural practice regardless of background, tradition, or religion.